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Clear Non-Essential Content from your Child Sites

MainWP Maintenance Extension allows you to: Delete post revisions Delete auto draft posts Delete trash posts Delete spam comments Delete pending comments Delete trash comments Delete tags with 0 posts associated Delete categories with 0 posts associated Optimize database tables To do that go to: MainWP > Extensions > MainWP Maintenance Extension and on the RUN NOW tab select your maintenance options, wanted child sites, after that click the Perform Maintenance button:    

Remove Menus on Child Sites

The MainWP Child Plugin Branding extension allows you to create a secure environment for your clients. To remove unwanted menus go to: MainWP > Extensions > Branding > MainWP Branding Extension tab and locate Branding Options options box: 1. Disable Theme/Plugin Changes – if set to YES,  you will disable all plugin and theme changes in child sites. The extension will completely remove the Plugin and Appearance menu from the WP Admin Menu. This prevents your clients from installing, activating, deactivating and deleting plugins and themes on child site. Also it removes the Plugin/Theme code editor page so users can’t change the

Bulk Install your Extensions

If you don’t have all purchased extensions installed, click the Install Purchased Extensions button. This will show all missing extensions from your account. After clicking the button, a list of purchased extensions will appear. You can uncheck extensions you don’t want to install. After you select wanted extensions, click the Install Now button. [box] Make sure you user name and password are verified in the step 1 section. [/box]

Quick Jump Navigation

If  you want to jump from Individual Child Site Page (Dashboard, Edit, Backup, Security Scan) to another Individual Child Page, in top right corner locate the Jump to drop down menu and chose where you want to go:  First select wanted Child Site, then wanted page and you will be prompted to the selected page.  

Clean Up your Dashboard

The MainWP Clean and Lock extension enables you to remove unwanted WordPress menus from the dashboard backend. To do that go to: MainWP > Extensions > Clean and Lock > MainWP Clean and Lock Extension tab and at the bottom locate the Dashboard Site Cleanup section: There check all menus you want to remove and click the Save Settings button.  

Unfix Security Issues

After fixing security issues, MainWP Dashboard offers you to reverse the fixing process and to unfix issues any time you like. To unfix issues, go to: MainWP Dashboard > Sites > Manage tab and under the URL column click on the Security Scan link and locate the Unfix link: If the WordPress Version, RSD (Really Simple Discovery) meta tag, and the Windows Live Writer meta tag issues are fixed (removed) by using some other plugin, MainWP Dashboard will detect issues as fixed, but you will not be able to use the Unfix function. The Unfix function is able to undo

Meaning of Icons in the Status Column

On MainWP > Sites > Manage tab the Status column shows you the current status of your websites: The dark green icon with a number will show you the number of available updates on your site. The red exclamation mark indicates that the site is down. The green checkmark icon indicates that your site is online. Also, your Status column can show you this icons: The red plugin icons indicates that site is disconnected from dashboard. The yellow radiation icon indicates a plugin or theme conflict.  

Expand/Collapse Extensions list

If you want to change your extensions view go to: MainWP > Extensions > Manage Extensions tab and locate Expand/Collapse buttons: When you set the Expand mode you will get bigger icons and more information about extensions: Collapse mod will get you smaller icons and less information about extensions:  

How to Change Users Password

If you want to change users password on your child sites, go to: MainWP > Dashboard > Users > Manage tab. Locate the search box and type wanted user name and select your sites: After clicking Search Users button, list will appear. Check the check box next to the user you want to change password to: In top right corner you need to write a new password and click Update Password button: After that your user password will be changed:    

Schedule Posts on Child Sites from your Dashboard

  To schedule posts on your child sites go to:  MainWP > Posts and go to Add New tab: After preparing your content select wanted sites: Do not publish your articles yet. First locate the Publish box and click the Edit link next to do “Publish immediately” label. Scheduling options will appear. Set wanted time and date and click the OK button: Click the Schedule button:  

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